MEEA in the News

Springfield Business Journal Covers MEEA's BOC Veterans Program

By Chad Kruse - Springfield Business Journal

Veterans Building Operator Certification Program pilots at LLCC

College of DuPage Interviews MEEA for Building Operator Certification Veterans Pilot

Listen to MEEA's Director of Programs, Aimee Skrzekut, discuss the Building Operator Certification Veteran's Pilot with Gary Zidek of WDBC 90.5 FM:

My Suburban Life Highlights MEEA's BOC Job Training Program for Veterans Coming to DuPage County in January

MEEA's upcoming DuPage County Building Operator Certification program was discussed today in My Suburban Life, a publication focusing on Chicago's western suburbs. The story highlighted the benefits of the training for returning veterans and the businesses that will hire them.

The full story can be found here.

MEEA's Upcoming DuPage BOC Veterans Building Operator Certification Program Highlighted

MEEA's upcoming DuPage County Building Operator Certification program was highlighted today in both the Elmhurst and Glen Ellyn Patch.com sites.

Both sites discussed how the training program, starting in January, 2013, will prepare veterans for work in the growing field of greening buildings.

The full stories can be found here:

Elmhurst Patch

MEEA's BOC Veterans Building Operator Certification Program Highlighted in ABC and NBC News Segments

MEEA's BOC Veterans Building Operator Certification Program was highlighted in Springfield, Illinois ABC and NBC affiliate's news segments. Each segment gives an overview of the BOC program and how it helps returning veterans including an interview with a recent graduate of the program.

The clips can be viewed here:

Adoption of Energy-Efficient Lighting Can Stimulate Job Growth in Michigan

By Gary Thomas - AZoCleanTech.com

Published on August 23, 2012 at 3:08 AM

The Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance organized a workshop for Michigan-based building operators and owners from both public and private sectors to advocate the use and benefits of light emitting diodes (LEDs) in conserving energy and improving performance.

Kentucky poised to move forward in implementing governor’s energy strategy

The Lane Report

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Aug. 3, 2012) — The Kentucky Department for Energy Development and Independence’s (DEDI) initiative to further efficiency efforts in Kentucky, while paving the way to achieve Gov. Steve Beshear’s plan to reduce energy consumption by 18 percent by 2025 was the focus of a meeting Tuesday in Frankfort.

Joliet couple first in county to get energy conservation certification

By Julie Johnson - Journatic News Service

10:05 a.m. CDT, July 5, 2012

Georgene Jaback and Bob Woods, of Joliet, are the first homeowners in Will County to earn an Energy Star Silver Certificate for energy efficiency improvements to their homes.